Sports

Raiders storm into playoffs after perfect regular season

PROVIDENCE - Neither the Central boys' soccer team nor the rain could stop Shea's pursuit of a perfect regular season. The Raiders concluded their regular season on a high note - with a perfect 14-0... more

Back on top: NCMS girls take home state cross country title

Championship is third in last four years
WARWICK - After a year's absence, the North Cumberland Middle School girls' cross country team is back atop the state. North Cumberland placed five runners in the top 12 in Saturday morning's state... more

RIC welcomes NP's Riley to Athletic Hall of Fame

PROVIDENCE - Induction into a high school or college's Athletic Hall of Fame is a truly prestigious honor, one that's usually bestowed to a deserving individual later in their life, and most often... more

Cumberland High field hockey team earns spot in Division II state finals

A 28-year absence comes to an end: Clippers strike late to top Chargers in semis, 2-0; Ponaganset, Woonsocket drop opening games of girls' soccer playoffs
EAST GREENWICH – The Cumberland High field hockey team earned only its second trip to the state finals in its program’s history, thanks to its 2-0 win over Chariho High in their Division II semifinal... more

Cumberland continues to fight for playoff berth

Clippers (3-3) await tough tests vs. Barrington, La Salle
CUMBERLAND - Cumberland High is in a position that very few newcomers to Division I football find themselves in during this time of the season - heading into November with a chance to earn a playoff... more

Cougars celebrate Homecoming Day with victory

Bontemps, Morreira lead strong ground game in North Providence's 19-7 triumph over Tiverton
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Rakeem Bontemps and Nate Morreira brought out their very best on Saturday afternoon to help the North Providence High football team celebrate their Homecoming Day with a victory.... more

Northmen hope to spike competition in playoffs

NS will seek first Div. II tourney victory since 2007
NORTH SMITHFIELD - How competitive has it been this season in the Division II-North girls' volleyball ranks? North Smithfield has a 10-5 record and is enjoying one of its best seasons in recent... more

Different class, same result: Sentinels win Class B crown

Smithfield girls hope to carry momentum into state meet
GLOCESTER - The Smithfield High girls' cross country team had previously won the last three Northern Division championships and five Class C titles. But after Cumberland displaced the Sentinels atop... more

Smithfield girls' soccer team eyes another Div. I playoff run

'Entertaining' year featured several one-goal thrillers
SMITHFIELD - The Smithfield High girls' soccer team has surprised its coaches and its fans with how well they have played this season, and thanks to its 3-0 win in its regular-season finale over... more

Fresh off unbeaten season, Cougar girls eye soccer playoffs

Top-seeded NP will host Division III quarterfinal-round game this weekend
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Now comes the fun part. After completing its first unbeaten regular season in 13 years on Friday night by downing last-place Tolman, 4-0, the North Providence girls' soccer team... more

Torregrossa awaits induction into Gridiron Club's Hall of Fame

PROVIDENCE - Tony Torregrossa is going to have to do something he hasn't done since the day he got married - rent a tuxedo. The popular Smithfield High athletic director and head wrestling and... more

Gallagher ends regular season with 14-game win streak

Playoffs begin Thursday
SMITHFIELD - The Gallagher Middle School girls' soccer team will storm into the state playoffs on Thursday afternoon with an impressive 14-game streak, thanks to consecutive 6-0 victories in its... more

Stanley Tree Service wins NSYSA's fall rec league's U14/U16 title

NORTH SMITHFIELD - Stanley Tree captured the North Smithfield Youth Soccer Association's Henry M. Fernandes Cup for the U14/U16 division on Saturday afternoon by defeating MFL USA in the title match... more

High-scoring contests highlight LYSA fall recreation program's final weekend

LINCOLN - The final weekend of the Lincoln Youth Soccer Association's fall recreational season ended with a bang - five teams from the U8 and U10 divisions scoring eight or more goals. The U10 girls... more

Lepine Financial rallies past Village Haven to capture Field of Dreams softball crown

WOONSOCKET - Lepine Financial Advisors defeated Village Haven for the Field of Dreams Senior Softball League championship last week at Cold Spring Park's Baldelli Field by rallying for five runs in... more

Tigers spike Eagles, sew up division title

Tolman raises win streak to 13 games
PAWTUCKET - In what was a grueling Division II-North girls' volleyball match, Tolman was able to outlast second-place Barrington, 3-1, on Friday night at the Tigers' Donaldson Gymnasium to claim the... more

North Stars roll past SRI Jr. Rams

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars' PeeWee Norris Blue hockey team used a big second period to skate past the Southern Rhode Island Jr. Rams, 7-3, during recent action at the University of Rhode... more

Mount St. Charles presents forum on youth sports

WOONSOCKET - Mount St. Charles Academy will present a town hall forum on sportsmanship, leadership, and honorable competition in youth sports called "The Way You Play Matters" on Monday, Nov. 3, from... more

Ali Mink Memorial 5K takes place Nov. 9 at Scituate High

SCITUATE - The second annual Ali Mink Memorial 5K run/walk will take place on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at Scituate High School. The race is held in memory of Mink, a high honor student and former... more

North Providence Jets' 'Adult Night' is Nov. 14

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Jets youth football and cheerleading organization will hold its annual "Adult Night" on Friday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall,... more

United U13s edge Byfield team

BYFIELD, Mass. - Olivia Sarmento's goal off a cross from Brooke Normandin in the first half and some solid defense by her teammates helped the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's CSP United U13... more

CSP United U10 girls tie Rehoboth

CUMBERLAND - After storming out to a 5-0 start in MAPLE (Massachusetts Premier League) competition, the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's CSP United U10 girls' soccer team experienced its first... more

Providence Gridiron Club to induct 6 to Hall of Fame on Nov. 5 at Quonset Club

Torregrossa, Scarnecchia highlight class
PROVIDENCE - Smithfield High School athletic director Tony Torregrossa and former New England Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia are among the half dozen members of the 44th class that will... more

Woonsocket North Stars offer winter recreational programs

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars have announced that they will offer their Learn-To-Skate and Skill Development/House League hockey programs on weekends as part of their winter recreational... more

Boys & Girls Club continues signups for youth hoop league

PAWTUCKET - The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket will be conducting registration sessions for its youth basketball league for youngsters ages 8-12 during business hours until Monday, Nov. 3 at the... more

Northern Hoops youth basketball league plans online registration

NORTH SMITHFIELD - The Northmen Hoops co-ed winter recreational basketball league is conducting ongoing registrations for the upcoming season on its website www.northmenhoops.com for North Smithfield... more

'Run to Play!' Thanksgiving 5K hits North Scituate on Nov. 15

NORTH SCITUATE - The inaugural "Run to Play!" Thanksgiving 5K will take place on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. at the North Scituate Elementary School on 46 Institute Lane. The family-friendly 3.1-... more

Providence Gridiron Club welcomes Class of 2014 to Hall of Fame on Nov. 5 at Quonset Club

PROVIDENCE - Smithfield High School athletic director Tony Torregrossa and former New England Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia are among the half dozen members of the Class of 2014 and the... more

Youth wrestling signups are Thursday

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Wrestling Club will be conducting its final signups for the 2014-2015 wrestling season on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Middle School's gym foyer.... more

Woonsocket North Stars offer winter rec programs

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars have announced that they will offer their Learn-To-Skate and Skill Development/House League hockey programs on weekends as part of their winter recreational... more

Mount St. Charles hosts youth sports forum Nov. 3

WOONSOCKET - Mount St. Charles Academy will present a town hall forum on sportsmanship, leadership, and honorable competition in youth sports called "The Way You Play Matters" on Monday, Nov. 3, from... more

Tom Corey Memorial hockey game is Nov. 8 in Woonsocket

WOONSOCKET - The Tom Corey Memorial hockey game, which benefits the Woonsocket Fallen Firefighters Fund, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Adelard Arena. The game will pit a team... more